Pinebook Pro & PinePhone shipping progress (2020)
(06-21-2020, 12:13 PM)Arwen Wrote:
(06-21-2020, 05:20 AM)ajoeiam Wrote:
(06-16-2020, 08:54 AM)Arwen Wrote: @ajoeiam The newer products from Pine64 tend to use a pre-order system. Meaning they plan on making say 1,000, then open orders for that amount. Whence that amount is pre-ordered, they close pre-orders and send off the request to the manufacturing group to build them.

It's clumsy, sure, and many would like a better method. On the other hand, these are low volume devices. A normal laptop might see 50,000 made and sold in the first year. Plus, those large companies can afford to sit on inventory. So I don't know how to improve the situation, other than they should consider having quarterly pre-orders. (Which is more or less what they are doing.)

This last 8 months has been a bit of a challenge  for 3 different reasons;
* Hong Kong has been going through a few changes
* Chinese new year changed out some manufacturing staff
* And of course, the disease.

OK - - - thanks.
So if the pre-ordering is on a quarterly basis I should be able to join the queue in about 11 days - - - - yes?
No. It's not that exact. There is a need to get the prior products fully shipped. Plus, learn what problems their were, to fix them if possible for the next batch.

I don't have any further information.
So its hurry up and wait a while - - - - all situations normal.

Waiting . . .


Messages In This Thread
concerning my pinephone order - by freshinstall - 06-03-2020, 09:13 PM
RE: Pinebook Pro & PinePhone shipping progress - by ajoeiam - 06-23-2020, 01:29 PM
So, where are the phones? - by daniel - 07-02-2020, 11:56 AM
RE: So, where are the phones? - by daniel - 07-03-2020, 10:53 AM
RE: So, where are the phones? - by Alstroplane - 07-03-2020, 10:56 AM
RE: Pinebook Pro & PinePhone shipping progress - by rhanksjr - 07-23-2020, 09:40 AM
RE: Pinebook Pro & PinePhone shipping progress - by rhanksjr - 08-02-2020, 11:14 PM
PinePhone stuck in customs? - by N900 - 08-05-2020, 07:18 AM
RE: PinePhone stuck in customs? - by daniel - 08-05-2020, 08:52 AM

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